Final ALLIANCE Hockey Minor Midget AAA Top 5 Rankings & Post Season Review, News (Minor Hockey Alliance of Ontario)

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Final ALLIANCE Hockey Minor Midget AAA Top 5 Rankings & Post Season Review
Stratford, ON – ALLIANCE Hockey introduced today the final edition of the Minor Midget AAA Top 5 Rankings for the 2016-17 regular season.  The bi-weekly rankings of the ALLIANCE Hockey Top 5 teams are selected by a panel of Coaches and Scouts.

 

RANK

 

TEAM

 

PREVIOUS RANKING

 

# OF WEEKS RANKED

 

1

 

 

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1

 

8

 

2

 


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2

 

8

 

3

 


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3

 

8

 

4

 


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5

 

7

 

5

 


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4

8

 

Honourable Mention:


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For a compete listing of scores and stats, click here

2017 Playdown Brackets!

View the ALLIANCE Hockey Playdown Chart here.

The ALLIANCE Hockey Minor Midget AAA Regular Season came to a close on Sunday with all 12 teams playing a total of 33 games.  The London Jr. Knights captured first place with a 27-2-4 record, four points ahead of the Waterloo Wolves who finished with a 26-5-2 record.  

2016-17 Regular Season Scoring Leaders
2016-17 Regular Season Goalie Leaders


The first round of Playdowns are set with the following match ups:
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The Chatham-Kent Cyclones, Brantford 99ers, Lambton Jr. Sting and Huron Perth Lakers will all compete in the Playoffs, with the first round consisting of a home-and-home series between all of the teams.

The Road to the OHL Cup - March 14-20, 2017, Toronto, ON:
Three teams from the ALLIANCE are guaranteed a spot in the OHL Cup tournament including the ALLIANCE Hockey Champion and Finalist, along with the winner of a best-of-three Semi-Final Wild Card Series to be played between the losers of the two league Semi-Finals (Series H). 

Wild Card Games:
The final four entries at the 2017 OHL Cup powered by Under Armour will be Wild Cards determined among eight teams that will play a one game ‘win and in’ scenario.  The eight competing teams aiming for the final four tournament spots will continue to include the loser of the ALLIANCE Hockey Semi-Final Wild Card (Series H). 

2017 OHL Gold Cup - May 3-7, 2017, Kitchener, ON
The 2017 OHL Gold Cup will feature the top 2001-born players in Ontario competing in a 8-team tournament with representation from each of the following organizations: ALLIANCE Hockey, GTHL(2 teams), HNO, HEO, NOHA and OMHA(2 teams).  The tournament is being held to not only showcase Ontario’s top U16 talent, but is an evaluation opportunity for Hockey Canada to select potential players for Canada's 3 teams that will compete in the World Under-17 Challenge.  The OHL Gold Cup is a key component of the revamped Hockey Canada Program of Excellence.  With eight teams and 160 players, the future of Canadian hockey is on display during the 20 games of the OHL Gold Cup.

ALLIANCE Hockey and the Ontario Hockey Federation are hosting the 2017 OHL Gold Cup in Kitchener, Ontario from May 3–7, 2017.  

Visit the OHL Gold Cup webpage for further information.

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